promethazine - oral, Phenergan
GENERIC NAME: PROMETHAZINE - ORAL (proe-METH-a-zeen)
BRAND NAME(S): Phenergan
WARNING: Promethazine should not be used in children younger than 2 years because it may cause serious (possibly fatal) slow/shallow breathing. When using this medication in children 2 years and older, the lowest effective dosage should be used, and other drugs that affect breathing should be avoided. Get medical help right away if slow/shallow breathing occurs.
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